From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news
Did a city councilor just figure out the East Jerusalem problem?
Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. on Jerusalem, another Senate Jew, and more in the news
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, and more
Plus hot water for Obama envoy, and more in the news
What they’re talking about when they talk about talks
Palestinian Pres says he’ll compromise on lots, but not that
Plus J Street in the center and Shmuley on Tiger, and more
East Jerusalem is central, and not just geographically
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
Plus, an East Jerusalem skirmish, Rothstein arraigned, and more
China against; N.Y. pol Dov Hikind in favor
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.